Aimbridge Hospitality Staff Accountant in Plano, Texas
The Staff Accountant is responsible for the preparation of monthly reporting of the managed properties. Responsible for overseeing the efficient processing of accounting related information according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards. Exempt associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities.
Associates degree in accounting or finance required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience in multi-unit real estate/hospitality accounting environment a plus.
Must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically in Excel (mid-level preferred).
Ability to learn new technology quickly.
Clear understanding of General Ledger concepts.
Ability to work with deadlines and take a creative approach to problem resolution.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Adhere to the policies outlined in the Aimbridge Employee Handbook.
Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication with general managers property accountants/controllers employees and other departments.
Oversee accounting for a portfolio of managed hotels; coordinate closely with hotel accounting team and general managers to ensure revenues and expenses are recorded and allocated accurately and submitted timely.
Calculate and post monthly quarterly and annual accruals.
Perform monthly closing duties.
Review the hotel general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for corrections.
Reconcile general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.
Ensure hotels are reviewed/closed on or before the assigned due date.
Perform monthly cash credit card and inter-company account reconciliations.
Responsible for completing monthly bank reconciliations by the assigned due date.
Responsible for monthly balance sheet reconciliations by assigned due date.
Resolve reconciling items through research and initiate adjustments as needed by payroll A/P or GL.
Prepare financial statements and review for significant discrepancies to either correct or explain.
Verify the accuracy of period-end data; provide explanation for variances to budget and prior year.
Verify correct ledger coding of invoices.
Audit paperwork to ensure compliance with company document management and retention policies.
Prepare and present financial statements to Management. â€œManagementâ€_ includes hotel general manager regional operations team etc.
Research and investigate inquiries presented by properties regional operations managers and/or owners.
Research and provide documentation to Management for internal and external auditors.
Perform special projects or other tasks as assigned.
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.
Represent the Accounting department in monthly operations review meetings related to assigned hotels.
Participate in monthly staff meetings and provide recommendations to improve processes and quality of information presented.
Some duties will vary based on signed management agreements and/or owner requirements and/or separate Monthly Responsibilities/Month End Responsibilities.
Aimbridge Hospitality is the leading, global, third-party hotel management company operating branded full service, select service, luxury hotels, destination resorts, convention centers and lifestyle hotels. Aimbridge merged with Interstate Hotels & Resorts in 2019, and now represents a premium portfolio of more than 1,400 branded and independent properties in 49 states and 20 countries. Aimbridge is based in Plano, Texas and has additional corporate offices in Atlanta, Calgary, Chicago, Fargo, Puerto Rico, San Clemente, Scottsdale, Toronto and Washington D.C. Aimbridge’s International Division, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, has supporting offices spread across Europe in Amsterdam, Birmingham, Glasgow and Moscow.
Explore new opportunities with Aimbridge Hospitality. As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents 1,400 hotels in 49 states and 20 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our 60,000 associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.
After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
401k Retirement Plan
Job ID: 2021-26754
Street: 5301 Headquarters Drive